‘GENESIS REVISITED WITH CLASSIC HACKETT’ APRIL 2017 UK TOUR PERFORMING TRACKS FROM THE CLASSIC ALBUM ‘WIND AND WUTHERING’ NEW ALBUM DUE SPRING 2017 Former Genesis guitarist and prog legend Steve Hackett is returning with an exciting new show for a 15 date UK tour next spring after his outstanding performance at this year’s inaugural Stone Free Festival.
Celebrating the 40th anniversary of the classic Genesis album Wind and Wuthering, Steve and his band will be performing several tracks from the album as well as fan favourites such as ‘The Musical Box’ and other Genesis numbers never performed before by Steve's band such as ‘Inside & Out’ and ‘Anyway’. "I'm excited to bring my latest show involving a new set of Genesis and Hackett numbers to the UK in 2017!" - Steve Hackett With an established solo career spanning over 40 years, Steve will also be performing some of his popular hits such as ‘The Steppes’, ‘Serpentine’, ‘Every Day’ and the first ever live performance of ‘Rise Again’ from his 1999 album Darktown. Steve will also be introducing fans to new music from his forthcoming album, which is due out early spring 2017. Joining Steve on the tour are musicians Roger King (keyboards), Gary O’Toole (drums/percussion), Rob Townsend (saxes/flutes), Nick Beggs (bass, stick & twelve string) and Nad Sylvan on vocals. Since the 1970’s Steve has had a remarkable musical career, releasing more than 30 solo albums, seven Genesis albums and working alongside Steve Howe of YES with supergroup GTR. Renowned for being one of the most innovative rock musicians of our time, in 2010 he was inducted into the Rock Hall Of Fame. Continuing to impress with his outstanding live shows ‘Genesis Revisited with Classic Hackett’ is a tour not to missed in 2017. Tickets for UK shows go on sale on Friday 7th October at 10am from myticket.co.uk and venue box offices. Dublin tickets go onsale on the same day at 9am. 2017 TOUR DATES April Wed 26th Dublin, Vicar Street Fri 28th Cardiff, St. David’s Hall Sun 30th Reading, Hexagon May Mon 1st Birmingham, Symphony Hall Wed 3rd Sheffield, City Hall Thurs 4th Bristol, Colston Hall Fri 5th Manchester, Bridgewater Hall Sun 7th Liverpool, Philharmonic Mon 8th Portsmouth, Guildhall Wed 10th Southend, Cliffs Pavilion Thurs 11th Nottingham, Royal Concert Hall Sat 13th Oxford, New Theatre Sun 14th Cambridge, Corn Exchange Tues16th Glasgow, Royal Concert Hall Wed17th Sage, Gateshead Fri 19th London, Palladium www.hackettsongs.com